So today I did go to my class only a short walk from Freyja's house. I told Mally that I wanted to do something about weaving the nest. I did not know what that meant in clay but I hoped she would help me and lead me there. Her suggestion was to sit and talk and begin with clay in our hands. And we did. I told her more about what "just weave the nest" means to me. It is about non attachment, not personalizing and simply doing my work. My work being the work of Bubbles, the new grandmother and Robin, Sara's mom. Again, if I keep that mantra singing in my mind it truly keeps me present. As we talked and as I tried to dig deeper into this idea I looked down at what was emerging from the clay, an owl.The owl was looking up at me and I knew I had to focus on her as my project. Instead of creating a woven nest from clay I have the One Who Weaves The Nest. It is Owl Grandmother. Oh to be an Owl Grandmother. Wouldn't that be cool?
So, here she is and now she needs to dry, be fired, glazed and fired again. I hope that I will be able to get her done to take with me. And then too there is Grandmother Moon from the first Wednesday session. I also love her. Remember we were in the full wolf moon at that time? She has been a guardian for all of us during this January winter arrival of our dear Freyja. Thank you spirit grandmothers of the 8 directions for circling us with your protection. Thank you Grandmother Moon for sharing your reflections of light to reveal many mysteries and bring new understandings.